MV Switchgear Divisional News – City Power minisubs term contract

City Power minisubs term contract


sg-city-power-feb-13-lrgACTOM MV Switchgear awarded R70-million City Power minisubs term contract 

ACTOM MV Switchgear was once again awarded a substantial portion of City Power’s latest term contracts for miniature substations.

The contract, worth an estimated R70-million, applies to the period March 2012 to March 2015.

The minisubs will be utilised by the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality on various new projects and on the upgrading of existing infrastructure.

The minisubs are to be manufactured at the ACTOM Knights site in batches as required. They are of the 11 kV B type with power ratings up 1000 kVA. In addition, these units incorporate the latest requirements of City Power with regard to a low voltage connection point for a standby generator and data acquisition to a central control point.

“They conform to City Power’s specifications and are manufactured to the latest international IEC and NRS standards,” commented Alec Duff, ACTOM MV Switchgear’s Marketing Manager.

ACTOM (Pty) Ltd is the largest manufacturer, repairer and distributor of electro-mechanical equipment and provider of turnkey solutions in Southern Africa, employing about 7 500 people with an annual order intake in excess of R7.5bn. It is a black empowered company with 42 operating units, 43 production, service and repair facilities, and 36 distribution outlets throughout Southern Africa.

ACTOM holds numerous technology, distribution and value added reseller agreements with various partners, both locally and internationally.

For further information contact Alec Duff, ACTOM MV Switchgear
PO Box 13024, Knights 1413
Tel (011) 820-5145 Fax (011) 820-5212

Date:  February 11, 2013

Caption:  ACTOM MV Switchgear’s Technology Development Specialist Rhett Kelly and Minisubs Contracts Engineer Martin Mqwathi inspect one of the 11 kV minisubs produced for City Power under the latest term contract.